No. of vaccines administered at Semmelweis University -28 November 2022
543542 Total vaccines

What is the Aptitude Test?

Any person contributing to healthcare services while on student status has to attend an Aptitude Test. You will only be able to pursue healthcare related professional activities if you have a valid aptitude certificate. The Aptitude Test is a prerequisite to start the Summer Practice, start Gynecology or Pediatrics and attend the terminal board exam. You need to do some blood tests, chest X-ray and fill out some documents. The Aptitude Test is completed when the Health Record Booklet is filled out by the Occupational Health Service or your family doctor.

Where can I do the Aptitude Test?

You are allowed to do the tests abroad (i.e., out of Hungary) or at the Polyclinics of Semmelweis University.

What kind of tests are required?

  • Complete blood test:
      • Blood sedimentation rate
      • Complete blood count
      • Glucose
      • Cholesterol
      • HDL cholesterol
      • LDL cholesterol
      • Triglycerides
      • Total bilirubin
      • Uric acid
      • Creatinine
      • Urea
      • GOT
      • GPT
      • GGT
      • LDH
      • Sodium
      • Potassium
      • Iron
      • Transferrin
  • Hepatitis B and C antibody titer.
  • Fresh urine and sediment test.
  • Chest X-ray.
  • Stool bacteriology:
    Salmonella, Shigella, Yersinia, Campilobacter.
    PCR – enteropathogen E. coli strains (molecular evaluation of pathogeny markers).
  • VDRL (Lures serology) – Serology for Treponema pallidum.

Do not forget to fill out the necessary documents and present the results at the Occupational Health Service or to your family doctor who fills out the Health Record Booklet. Please ask your registrar to send you a copy of the Health Record Booklet if you intend to have it filled out by your family doctor.

How much do students need to pay for a medical check-up at the Polyclinics of Semmelweis University?

It is free of charge.

How can I get an appointment for the medical check-ups and to the Occupational Health Service?

You can sign up in your Neptun, please see the related video.

How can I check the registration of my appointment?

You can check it in your Neptun. Please see the related video.

What kind of medical check-ups will I need to complete for the aptitude test?

If you are at the Faculty of Dentistry, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences or in the first 4 years at the Faculty of Medicine:

  • Complete blood test + Urine test
  • Hepatitis B and C antibody titer
  • Chest X-ray

If you are in the 5th or 6th year at the Faculty of Medicine:

  • Complete blood test + Urine test
  • Hepatitis B and C antibody titer
  • Stool bacteriology (including enteropathogen E. coli)
  • VDRL (Lures serology) Serology for Treponema pallidum
  • Chest X-ray

How often do I need to be tested for Hepatitis B and C antibody titer?

The test should be repeated every two years.

What should I do if I have never got a Hepatitis B or C vaccination?

Please contact the Health Insurance Call Center for more details. Testing and vaccination are subject to a fee.

Where can I take the laboratory tests?

2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 1082 Budapest, Üllői út 78/A.
Please visit them at 08.00 am.

St. Rókus Hospital, 1085 Budapest, Gyulai Pál utca 2-4.
Please visit them at 9.00 am.

Please keep in mind that the location of your tests depends on your booking.

Where can I take the chest X-ray?

Radiology, 1082 Budapest, Korányi Sándor utca 2.
(Main entrance from the 2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology)

Where can I find the Occupational Health Service?

Appointments for occupational health examination are available on Neptun.
After logging in select Administration >> Reserve dates >> Dates menus to list the available appointments.

Log in to moodle here, and watch the tutorial video about booking:
Moodle – Occupational health examinations – Appointments

Address: 1085 Budapest, Stáhly utca 9., 3rd floor, room 310 – St. Rókus Clinical Building.

What kind of documents do I have to fill out for the Aptitude Test?

Please download the relevant documents and fill them out.

 

Medical Check-up documents:

What should I do once I am done with the laboratory tests and chest X-ray?

The aptitude test is completed when the Health Record Booklet is filled out by the Occupational Health Service or your family doctor.

Where can I get the Health Record Booklet?

At the Occupational Health Service. In case your booklet will be filled out by your family doctor, please request an English version of it by e-mail from your registrar.

How long are the medical examinations and the Health Record Booklet valid?

To fill out the Health Record Booklet:

  • Blood tests cannot be older than 3 months;
  • Chest X-ray cannot be older than 1 year;
  • VDRL cannot be older than 1 month;
  • Stool bacteriology must be done maximum 1 month before the clinical practice starts.

The Health Record Booklet is valid for 1 year.

Who is responsible for the Aptitude Test?

The Occupational Health Service. If you have any issues, please contact the Student’s Union (HÖK) or your registrar for academic enquiries of your year.

How can I cancel or change my appointment?

Appointments cannot be rescheduled but they can be canceled. If you are unable to attend a fixed appointment, please cancel it first, and then make a new booking. You can cancel the appointment in your Neptun. Please see the related video